• Will Contest Reversed in Jefferson County, Alabama

      It is not uncommon for relatives to fight over a loved one’s last wishes in a will dispute. One argument that may be made against someone inheriting is undue influence. Undue influence involves that ...

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    • Probate Appeal in Madison County, Alabama

      Filing a lawsuit can feel intimidating and difficult. Even more so, navigating how to file an appeal after you lose a case can seem incredibly confusing. Recently, in Marshall County, in Alabama ...

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    • Alert of SEC Crucial to Whistleblower Immunity

      Whistleblowers are people who expose any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal or unethical within an organization. Under certain laws whistleblowers are afforded protections for ...

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    • Child Support Appeal from Non-Final Judgment Improper

      When a case doesn’t go your way, you’re not out of options – you can appeal! However, the rules on how to appeal can be a bit tricky. Specifically, the judgment you’re appealing from must be final in ...

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    • Bank Can Enforce Creditor Rights in Jefferson County, Alabama

      Dividing the assets in a divorce case is a complicated process in and of itself. However, that divorce can be even further complicated when the bank sues the spouses, alleging that the divorce ...

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    • Monetary Damages Related to Will In Montgomery County, Alabama

      Fights over a loved one’s last wishes can be hostile, drawn-out, and incredibly common. What might be less common, however, is the negative effects that these probate battles can have on a ...

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    • WHEN CAN A PERSON MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT AND VISITATION?

      Two of the biggest issues to be decided in a divorce case is child support and custody agreements. Although the trial court may make an original determination as to these matters, a parent can always ...

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    • UNCOOPERATIVE DIVORCEE REQUIRED TO PAY

      Divorces are one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Issues such as child custody and property division only add to that stress. When one of the parties adds to that stress by not ...

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    • DIFFICULTY CO-PARENTING LEADS TO CUSTODY MODIFICATION

      After a divorce, it can be difficult to co-parent. People do not always agree on the best way to parent their children. They may let their feelings get in the way and talk bad about the other parent ...

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    • WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE NOT ENOUGH TO DISMISS CHARGES

      In a criminal trial, there are certain rules about what evidence a prosecutor must turn over to defendants. Under Alabama law, if a defendant submits a written request for certain evidence, the ...

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    • HOW DO PRESUMPTIVE SENTENCING STANDARDS WORK?

      Sentencing guidelines are widely used throughout the country when deciding how long to send a person to jail or prison. In Alabama, presumptive sentencing standards are used to establish what a ...

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    • TECHNICAL PROBATION VIOLATION RESULTS IN REVOCATION

      If you have been convicted of a crime and are ordered to serve supervised probation, there are strict guidelines you must follow. Even admitting to a technical violation could result in you having to ...

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    • WITHHOLDING EVIDENCE NOT ENOUGH TO DISMISS CHARGES

      In a criminal trial, there are certain rules about what evidence a prosecutor must turn over to defendants. Under Alabama law, if a defendant submits a written request for certain evidence, the ...

      Read More
    • HOW DO PRESUMPTIVE SENTENCING STANDARDS WORK?

      Sentencing guidelines are widely used throughout the country when deciding how long to send a person to jail or prison. In Alabama, presumptive sentencing standards are used to establish what a ...

      Read More
    • TECHNICAL PROBATION VIOLATION RESULTS IN REVOCATION

      If you have been convicted of a crime and are ordered to serve supervised probation, there are strict guidelines you must follow. Even admitting to a technical violation could result in you having to ...

      Read More
    • WHEN CAN A PERSON MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT AND VISITATION?

      Two of the biggest issues to be decided in a divorce case is child support and custody agreements. Although the trial court may make an original determination as to these matters, a parent can always ...

      Read More
    • UNCOOPERATIVE DIVORCEE REQUIRED TO PAY

      Divorces are one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Issues such as child custody and property division only add to that stress. When one of the parties adds to that stress by not ...

      Read More
    • DIFFICULTY CO-PARENTING LEADS TO CUSTODY MODIFICATION

      After a divorce, it can be difficult to co-parent. People do not always agree on the best way to parent their children. They may let their feelings get in the way and talk bad about the other parent ...

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    • Recent Federal Cases of Interst Related to Post-Conviction Relief

      The Seventh Circuit held, as a matter of first impression, that mental incompetence could satisfy the standard for tolling the AEDPA one-year limitations period. Davis v. Humphreys, 747 F.3d 497, 498 ...

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    • Important 2018 Federal Criminal Issues

      The Supreme Court will decided several important issues related to federal criminal cases this term. Look for decisions by June 30, 2018. Self-Incrimination . The court will answer whether the Fifth ...

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      The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, ...

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    • Filing Fees to Run for Elected Office in Alabama

      This case involves an appeal of filing fee to run for elected office. The case was appealed from Jefferson County, Alabama, in the case of Drake v. Alabama Republican Party . Thomas Drake and Kimberly ...

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    • Claims Against Municipal Employees in Alabama

      In Morrow v. Caldwell, as a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court determined that the statutory cap of the Alabama Code Section 11-47-190 does not apply to claims against municipal employees ...

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    • Grisly Workplace Murder Leads to Workers’ Compensation Victory

      Workplace shootings are a growing problem in America . Whether it is a disgruntled employee, an unhappy client, or simply a random act of terror, mentally unstable individuals commit senseless acts ...

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    • Railroad Worker Must Pay Taxes on Workers’ Comp Claim

      If you have been injured on the job, you are probably in a world of hurt in more ways than one. For starters, you are injured. You may be in pain as a result. You cannot work because of your injury. ...

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    • Failure to Install New Saw Cause Workers' Comp Case

      When you are working around machinery or dangerous tools, you probably want to take care that you are safe in the workplace. Too often, though, companies do not take the right steps to make sure that ...

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